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Tag: Orson Scott Card

Laddertop Books 1-2 by Orson Scott Card, Emily Janice Card and illustrated by Honoel A. Ibardolaza (graphic novel review).

September 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Laddertop Books 1-2 by Orson Scott Card, Emily Janice Card and illustrated by Honoel A. Ibardolaza (graphic novel review).

At the same time as this reviewer was working his way through ‘Laddertop’, the British digital channel ‘Film On Four’ was holding a ‘Studio Ghibli’ season. The reason I mention this is that those films are famous for involving pre-teen girls as their central characters, something mainstream filmmakers have often found difficult. Historically, that’s also […]

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Invasive Procedures (book 1) by Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston (book review).

November 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
Invasive Procedures (book 1) by Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston (book review).

‘Invasive Procedures’ by Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnson’s story set in a near future or maybe contemporary tale of biological threat, megalomaniacal plot and military investigation. It has a nice twist on the usual apocalypse-by-virus tale that lends it freshness and a fast, thriller, almost free-wheeling style that helps the book zip along in […]

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Ender’s Game by Frank Ochieng (film review).

November 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Ender’s Game by Frank Ochieng (film review).

Filmmaker Gavin Hood’s ‘Ender’s Game’ is an inquisitive sci-fi actioner that skillfully caters to the kiddie crowd while asking some mighty adult-oriented philosophical questions about the morality of war and the questionable boundaries of survival. Hood’s glossy space-aged drama for the adventurous junior set can be deemed as being presented more ambitious for the juvenile […]

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